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"One of the leading figures in the current
 renaissance of performer-composers"

The New York Times

 "One of the most refined of all pianist-composers"

—International Piano

“Michael Brown plays and thinks like a composer. I am deeply impressed by this composer-pianist’s inquisitive mind and refreshing spirit.”

– Sir András Schiff

Posted: Apr-9-2018
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In the studio where Aaron Copland once worked, Michael Brown works on his Concerto for Piano and Strings

For Manhattan-based pianist-composer Michael Brown, a mid-January residency at Copland House was the perfect getaway--a golden opportunity to study, practice, and compose without distraction in the bucolic setting of New York State’s Lower Hudson Valley, honing his art and creating music in the same room that once served as the legendary Aaron Copland’s studio.

Posted: Feb-15-2019
Latest Recording

Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847): Preludes and Fugues, Op. 35: Nos. 1, 2, 3 & 6

Leonard BERNSTEIN (1918-1990): Touches (1981)

Michael BROWN (b. 1987): Chant and Fugue (2013); Thoughts (2015)

Ludwig Van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827): 15 Variations and Fugue in E flat major, Op. 35, 'Eroica Variations'

Posted: Apr-6-2018
Latest Acclaim

Listeners heard a charming rendition of Mozart’s playful Andante and Five Variations in G for piano, four hands, with Michael Brown joining [Gloria] Chien. And Mr. Brown’s reading of Glinka’s variations on a Mozart theme was a highlight by the sheer force of his playing, his sound gently radiant.

— The New York Times
Posted: Oct-19-2018
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Posted: Mar-25-2019